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Three children suffer shrapnel wounds in Krasnohorivka, Donetsk region
10:31, 7 February 2018
Three children suffer shrapnel wounds in Krasnohorivka, Donetsk region

The older girl sustained minor injuries, while the younger kids had their vital organs damaged

10:31, 7 February 2018

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An ammunition mishandling incident took place in Krasnohorivka, Donetsk region on Tuesday evening. Three children aged 14, 9 and 3 suffered injuries of various degrees of severity. Pavlo Zhebrivsky, the head of Donetsk Civil and Military Regional Administration reported that on Facebook.

According to the official, the incident occurred about 9 p.m. Tuesday.

'Two children played with an unknown item in the street. An older girl was sitting next to them. When the item exploded, the older girl suffered minor injuries to the chest, the bottom, and the leg. The younger children took grave damage - the boy had three fingers ripped off, and the girl also had one of her fingers ripped off. Both of the younger kids had their vital organs damaged,' he said.

Zhebrivsky added that all three are now at a hospital, undergoing the urgent treatment.

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